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Schedule of Events

Thursday

Thursday, June 27, 2024

  • 5-8 PM VIP Reception (VIP Tent) – Tickets required Musical guest Highland Grove
  • 4-6 PM Live Radio Remote by The River 104.5
  • 4-8 PM Art Walk – Live artist on walking path & at barn
  • 4-9 PM Kid Zone – Pony rides, inflatables, Gem Mining and more
  • 4-9 PM Merchant Tents – Featuring home improvement solutions, educational options, personal indulgence & much more
  • 5-9 PM Adam Calvert – Live musical entertainment (Main Stage)
  • 6:15 PM OPENING CEREMONIES (Main Stage) – Ashland Veteran’s Color Guard
  • 6:30 PM Donley Ford of Ashland Balloon Lift Off (Launch Field) *
  • 8:15 PM Balloon Glow Encounter (Launch Field) *
  • 9:15 PM OhioHealth Balloon Glow (Launch Field) *

Friday

Friday, June 28, 2024

  • 7-9 AM Donley Ford of Ashland Balloon Lift Off (Launch Field) * – Bring your chairs, coffee & blankets to watch hot air balloons fly over Freer Field
  • 11:30 AM- Food Trailer Friday (Concessions) 1:30 PM Food Trailers will be open for Lunch, free parking!
  • 2-4 PM Live Radio Remote by iHeart Radio
  • 4-8 PM Art Walk – Live artist on walking path & at barn
  • 4-9 PM Kid Zone – Pony rides, inflatables, Gem Mining and more
  • 4-9 PM Merchant Tents – Featuring home improvement solutions, educational options, personal indulgence & much more
  • 5-9 PM Soul Juice – Live musical entertainment (Main Stage)
  • 6 PM Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk – Meet at the LLS Tent and walk to celebrate, honor, and remember those touched by blood cancers
  • 6-8 PM Live Radio Remote by WQIO 93.7 FM – Super Q Listener Party, enter to win prizes & meet your favorite Super Q personalities
  • 6 PM AerOhio Skydiving (Launch Field)
  • 6:30 PM Donley Ford of Ashland Balloon Lift Off (Launch Field) *
  • 8:15 PM Balloon Glow Encounter (Launch Field) *
  • 9:15 PM OhioHealth Balloon Glow (Launch Field) *

Saturday

Saturday, June 29, 2024

  • 7-7:30 AM GYMGUYZ Group Fitness Class – Fitness class for all ages; cardio, strength, & stretch
  • 7-9 AM Donley Ford of Ashland Balloon Lift Off (Launch Field) *
  • 8-11 AM 30th Annual Ashland BalloonFest 5K (Freer Field)
  • 8 AM-12 PM Pancake Breakfast & Plane Fly-In at Ashland County Airport
  • 4-5 PM Pilot Meet & Greet – Launch Field
  • 4-7 PM Helicopter Rides (Helicopter Zone)
  • 4-8 PM Art Walk – Live artist on walking path & at barn
  • 4-9 PM Kid Zone – Pony rides, inflatables, Gem Mining and more
  • 4-9 PM Merchant Tents – Featuring home improvement solutions, educational options, personal indulgence & much more
  • 5-9 PM Midlyfe Crysis – Live musical entertainment (Main Stage)
  • 6:30 PM Donley Ford of Ashland Balloon Lift Off (Launch Field) *
  • 8:15 PM Balloon Glow Encounter (Launch Field) *
  • 9:15 PM OhioHealth Memorial Balloon Glow (Launch Field) *
  • Schedule subject to change without notice.
  • All Hot Air Balloon activities are weather permitting and subject to delay or cancellation.
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  • For other weekend activities, visit Ashland Area CVB www.visitashlandohio.com.
  • Handicap parking at Ashland University Lot B with shuttle to the field.